Superfoods Aren’t Just for Super Humans

As a fur parent, it can be difficult not to share food from the table with your fur kid. But let’s face it: most of us do. I mean who can resist a pup somewhat patiently waiting by your side, eyes glued to your meal with a hopeful puddle of drool forming beneath them. It’s torture!

Of course, the general opinion is to not share, because it is bad for them. But good news, we’re here to tell you that there are plenty of great “human” foods that you and your pet can both enjoy. And the better news? They are good for both of you! Superfoods are packed with antioxidants, fiber, vitamins and minerals and other nutrients. Great for people, these superfoods will help your pet stay healthy and live longer too.
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What are Superfoods?

Look, up in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a plane, no! It’s a superfood. Just kidding…

Chances are, if you have ever attempted a diet or healthy eating, you have read or heard all about superfoods and why they should be a fixture in your plan.

The developed world has had a growing interest in food and health in recent years, and superfoods are at the crux of the movement. It seems like almost weekly a new superfood emerges that is the remedy to everything that ails you. You can find items labeled “superfood” in every aisle of the grocery store on anything from foods to beverages and supplements.
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Arthritis in Dogs: Keeping Your Pup’s Joints Strong & Health

There are few things more rewarding than a friendly, happy dog buzzing around your home day in and day out. They’re at the door to greet you when you get home, are your faithful companion on hikes and runs, and teach you what unconditional love really is.
But inevitably, our beloved canine family members will age and slow down. Things that were second nature will become more and more difficult. Oftentimes this is simply a result of old age. But sometimes this can be caused by arthritis.
Canine arthritis can be mild and barely noticeable, or can grow to severely affect your dog’s quality of life. Generally, it’s somewhere in the middle. But it’s important to note that dog joint pain isn’t indicative of the end of the road. There is plenty you can do to help your dog continue to have a long, happy life.
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Arthritis in Cats: No It’s Not Just a Dog Thing

Arthritis, also known as osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease (DJD), causes pain and inflammation in a cat’s joints. You might be surprised to know that studies show that arthritis affects three in ten cats. And of those, only seven percent are treated.

While arthritis is more difficult to notice in cats than, say, dogs or humans, it is no less debilitating to our feline friends. Since arthritis is a progressive disease, it will worsen as your cat ages. But never fear, there are steps you can take to ensure that you have a happy, comfy kitty.
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Exercise Tips for Pet Joint Health

If you have a pet over the age of seven, chances are that they might start experiencing some achy joints. But that doesn’t mean your pet is becoming immobile and you can’t take them out for a jog every once in a while.

Staying active will actually help your beloved pet with their achy joints and bones! But before you dive into an intensive training program, it’s important to understand the causes and symptoms of arthritis in your pet.
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